Welcome Scribbler,

Winning awards and contests is often cited as one of the best ways to improve your craft and stand out to literary agents and editors. So we launched Scribbler Contests to give writers unique opportunities to enter their work for review by the Scribbler editorial team, which is overseen by a #1 New York Times bestselling author. We’ve put together a calendar of monthly challenges and accompanying prizes we’re proud to present, which includes things like cash, retail gift cards, reviews by some of the best editors in the industry, and more. So sharpen that pencil, grab a cup of coffee, and find that perfect-fit contest. We can’t wait to read your submission, Scribbler!

♥ The Scribbler Team

Current Contest

  • Scribbler’s First Chapter Contest is back again! We’re looking for a first chapter that immediately grips us, introduces intriguing characters, and leaves us desperate to dive into the rest of your manuscript! So polish that chapter, take a deep breath, and add to cart, Scribbler.
  • Career Advice Call with Scribbler Founders + ZeeZees Snack Box
  • Contest opens December 2. Last day to enter is December 16 (Winner Announced December 22).
  • Submissions must be 3,000 words or less

Upcoming Contests

Synopsis Contest

Opens January

Microfiction Contest

Opens February

Elevator Pitch Contest

Opens March